Posts Tagged frustrating

Harry Potter for Kinect

Harry Potter for Kinect

Monday, March 11, 2013 No Comments

I played Harry Potter for Kinect for all of 20 minutes before my stomach started to give way, as not only did not one ounce of it appeal to me, it also kind of ticked me off. It’s essentially a series of mini-games set in the Harry Potter book series, but seeing as how I’ve […]

Hard corps

Hard Corps: Uprising

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 No Comments

If someone remade Pong with the same gameplay, same controls, and similar graphics, but with a different title (say, Epicore Madness), would you buy it? I don’t know about you, but I’d answer with an emphatic, “Hell no!” Sure Pong is a classic, but that’s what it should remain. The same applies to Hard Corps: […]


Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge: Special Edition

Thursday, January 6, 2011 No Comments

As much as I enjoy the original version of Monkey Island 2, the story of Guybrush Threepwood’s search for the purportedly massive treasure Big Whoop, the Special Edition doesn’t have all the polish of the first game’s Special Edition. It features all of the hilarious antics of the original, plus the updated voice overs and […]


Donkey Kong Country Returns

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 No Comments

When a group of strange musical creatures appear from an erupting volcano on Donkey Kong Island and hypnotize the island’s creatures to make them steal Donkey Kong’s banana stash, the tie-wearing primate and sidekick, Diddy Kong, spring into action. Donkey Kong Country Returns takes players all over the Island to recover DK’s bananas and fight […]

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Thursday, December 16, 2010 1 Comment

Much like the original Donkey Kong Country on the SNES, Donkey Kong Country Returns is fun, but I don’t love it, for a few reasons. First, the controls are satisfactory, but they aren’t amazing. I really don’t enjoy waggling as a gameplay element! Also, though the game wasn’t all that challenging, it was extremely frustrating […]